- the shaft or handle of a scythe.
Also snathe [sneyth] /sneɪð/.
Origin of snath
1565–75; unexplained variant of snead (Middle English snede, Old English snǣd)
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- the handle of a scythe
C16: variant of earlier snead, from Old English snǣd, of obscure origin